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In order to apply for any of our roles, please download and complete an application form here

Please submit all applications to recruitment@scouts.org.uk and download the job packs in the 'for more information' for more details.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications if you do not receive a response from the Recruitment Team within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.  Please note that if you have not been successful at this point and have not been invited to interview then we will unable to give feedback on your application.

 

Casual Assistants

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within a fantastic team to support the Conference Operations Manager in terms of managing the operational delivery of the conference department. The conference department offers a wide range of business activity; from meetings, seminars and conferences to corporate activity days. The emphasis is on ensuring that all bookings are delivered to a high standard, all catering needs are met and that customer service is maintained. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

Please download an application form here and submit to recruitment@scouts.org.uk

 

Creative Content Producer (Ref: 17/47)

We’re looking for a talented creative content producer to join our in-house creative team. The role’s primary focus is to produce imaginative and informed content that supports the strategic messaging and ambitions of The Scout Association. The focus will mostly be on writing and editing content for social media, researching and writing magazine features for our termly membership magazine, and working on internal briefs and member communications. The role works closely with members of the communications directorate as well as with operations teams and volunteers.

Closing Date: 31 August 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Business Development Manager (Ref: 17/50)

You will be a key part of the core team behind Scout Adventures.  The aim of this post is primarily two fold. Firstly you will identify gaps in our occupancy and the work to fill them with existing products or work with the team to identify new product opportunities to maximise occupancy.  Secondly you will manage the Customer Support team. Our front line team who work with all our guests from the first enquiry to arrival on centre then once they’ve left to ensure they’ve had a great experience.

Closing date: 1st September 2017
Interview date: 12th September 2017

 

Expenditure Team Leader (Ref: 17/51)

The expenditure team leader will be responsible for the recording, reviewing, reconciliation, processing and payment of supplier invoices. They will also be responsible for payment of expense claims, credit cards and other payments. They will supervise the administration of the purchase order system and provide support, training and advice to all users of the purchase order and online expense claim systems.

Closing date: 25th August 2017
Interview date: W/C 4th September 2017

 

Volunteer Programme Coordinator (Ref: 17/34)

We’re looking for someone to support the development and implementation of our world class volunteer programme.  Scout Adventures would not exist without the hundreds of volunteers that give up their time to help run our centres every year; so this role is fundamental part of our organisation.  From advertising to recruitment; we’re looking for someone to provide top notch admin and organisational support.  This role is part of the central support team of Scout Adventures and has a wide reaching impact. 

Closing Date: 4 September 2017
Interview Date: 15 September 2017

 

Growth and Development Officer - Essex, Suffolk and Bedfordshire (Ref: 17/49)


We have an exciting opportunity for a Growth and Development Officer to join the Regional Services Team for a home based position covering the Counties of Bedfordshire, Essex & Suffolk.  You will support the delivery of the 3 Counties growth and development plans; delivering focussed growth projects working closely with volunteers in these three Counties as agreed by the Senior Growth and Development Officer and Area Growth and Development Manager.


Closing date: 9am Friday 1 September 2017
Interview date:  Monday 18 September 2017

 

Growth and Development Officer - Durham (Ref: 17/53)

An exciting opportunity to contribute to supporting, instigating and delivering focused growth and development projects creating new opportunities for more young people and adults within Sunderland, Darlington and the surrounding area, with a total membership of over 1400 Sunderland and Darlington Scout Districts offer Scouting in both urban and rural settings. Working with both volunteer and staff colleagues from across the County and Districts the projects aim is to open new youth sections, in particular with Scout and Explorer aged young people (10-18yrs),  opening Scout provision in underrepresented communities and supporting growth in existing Scout Groups. This is a home-based post, working frequent evenings and weekend and successful applicants will be expected to live within or close to the area.

Closing date: 5pm 18 September 2017
Interview Date: 29 September 2017

 

Growth and Development Officer - Manchester (Ref: 17/54)

An exciting opportunity to contribute to supporting, instigating and delivering focused growth and development projects creating new opportunities for more young people and adults within the Greater Manchester area. With a total membership of over 15000 the area offers Scouting in both Urban and Rural settings. Working with both volunteer and staff colleagues from across the Counties & Region, the projects aim is to open new sections and groups, and look at other ways we can deliver Scouting to our local communities. This is a home-based post, working frequent evenings and weekend and successful applicants will be expected to live within or close to the area.

Closing Date: 5pm 1 September 2017
Interview Date: 8 September 2017

 

Infrastructure Engineer (Ref: 17/55)

This key role will manage the technology infrastructure within The Scout Association. It is responsible for the technical delivery of infrastructure projects and services to the business in a reliable, secure and cost effective manner. This will include the administration responsibility for all IT infrastructure systems across The Association, Unity, Scoutshops, Activity and Conference Centres. As a senior member of the IT Team they will be expected to manage these resources to deliver output on time, budget and to the highest quality. You will be experienced in managing technical infrastructure projects with the ability to communicate at all levels in The Association. You will be driven to achieve continual improvements in service, availability and efficiency through identification and implementation of technical and process changes.

Closing Date: 31 August 2017
Interview Date: TBC

 

Commercial Services Administrator (Ref: 17/56)

To support the Head of Marketing and Sales Development (Commercial Services Directorate) at Gilwell Park on a daily basis and provide an effective and efficient administrative service to the team, including support to the Scout Adventures and Event and Conference Centre teams.You will be an outgoing individual who likes to multi-task and balance a myriad of jobs. Working with a range of contacts, internally and externally you will like to communicate with people face-to-face and on the telephone. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join the team. A year on from rebranding Scout Adventures, we are expanding the network welcoming new centres into the fold – growing from 9 to 12 centres this Autumn and subsequently, moving ever closer to our target of doubling the number of lives we change by 2020.

Closing Date: 29 August 2017
Interview Date: TBC

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